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Program in Teaching

Past Events, 2008-2009

Listed below are Program in Teaching events which took place during the 2008-2009 academic year.

Making Schools Green

  • Monument Mountain High School Students
  • Thursday, April 23
    12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Bronfman 317
    Lunch Provided.

I Am Not Michelle Pfeiffer: Teaching in America’s Educational Divide

  • Will Okun, teacher and writer who traveled throughout Africa with Nicholas Kristof of the New York Times
  • Thursday, March 5
    12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Bronfman 317
    Lunch Provided.

Writing the World

  • Verlyn Klinkenbord, member of the New York Times Editorial Board and author of Timothy: Notes on an Abject Reptile
  • Tuesday, February 24
    4:00 p.m.
  • Bronfman 317
    Lunch Provided.

Roundtable: Can Creativity Be Taught?

  • Ed Burger, Department of Mathematics
  • Thursday, February 19
    12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Bronfman 317
    Lunch Provided.

Teaching Peace

  • Carol Bellamy, President and CEO of World Learning, former director of the Peace Corps and Unicef
  • Wednesday, November 12
    4:00 p.m.
  • Bronfman 317
    Lunch Provided.

What It Takes to Mentor Students

  • Michael Powell, Guidance Counselor, Monument Mountain High School
  • Wednesday, October 8
    12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Bronfman 317
    Lunch Provided.

What’s New and Pressing in the Field of Teaching

  • Susan Engel, Director, Program in Teaching
  • Wednesday, September 10
    12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Bronfman 317
    Lunch Provided.